Tag: performance

Azure Advisor: How to Improve performance, security, and reliability of your Azure VMs

Microsoft Azure

Running virtual machines in Azure is great. However, there are a lot of things you need to think...
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Monitoring and Insights for Azure Arc enabled Servers

Microsoft, Microsoft Azure, Windows Server

As many customers are moving to a hybrid cloud environment, where they run servers and applications not just in Microsoft Azure, but also...
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10 reasons why the Surface Book is great for IT Pros

Hardware, Microsoft, Microsoft Azure, Surface, Virtualization, Windows, Windows Server

As I mentioned in my little Surface Book review a couple of days ago, I really like the Microsoft Surface Book and it is my daily driver...
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Hyper-V over SMB: SMB Direct (RDMA)

Hardware, Microsoft, Microsoft Azure, PowerShell, Virtualization, Windows Server • One Comment

Another important part of SMB 3.0 and Hyper-V over SMB is the performance. In the past you could...
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Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V: Virtual Disk VHD & VHDX recommendations

Microsoft, Virtualization, Windows Server • 10 Comments

In the new released Performance Tuning Guidelines for Windows Server 2012 you can find a lot of tuning information for Windows Server 2012...
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Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V – How to create a new VHD from a source VHD

Microsoft, PowerShell, Virtualization, Windows Server • 4 Comments

Microsoft MVP Aidan Finn posted a interesting blog post about Virtual Hard Disk (VHD) Block Fragmentation. He was reviewing the document...
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Ordered HP EliteBook 8460w

Hardware, Microsoft, Windows • 3 Comments

Some days ago I compared the new HP EliteBook and ProBook series. Now I decided to buy the HP...
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Hyper-V Hotfix for Intel Sandy Bridge and Westmere

Hardware, Microsoft, Virtualization, Windows Server • 3 Comments

If you are using Microsoft Hyper-V with new Intel Sandy Bridge or Intel Westmere processors and our server has over 48GB of physical RAM...
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Tuning a Windows 7 VM

Microsoft, Virtualization, Windows

I run several Windows Virtual Machines (VMs) on my Mac with VMware Fusion. Even VMware Fusion has a great performance for Virtual Machines...
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P2V Hyper-V Migration

Hosting, Microsoft, Office 365, Virtualization, Windows Server • 5 Comments

Tonight I did a bigger P2V (physical two virtual) migration. I virtualized an older Windows Server...
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